The Saint Louis County Health Department is holding a HHW collection event for Saint Louis County residents on Saturday, June 16, 2012. This event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will be held at South County Center.
2012 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events: Rain or Shine
Saturday, June 16th
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.South County Center
The event will be held south of the Dillard's and Sears Stores. Enter from Lemay Ferry Road just south of South Lindbergh Boulevard.
 ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Paints, stains, varnishes, pesticides, herbicides, poisons, gasoline and other fuels, solvents and strippers, aerosols, motor oil and filters, gas cylinders (BBQ pit size or smaller), fluorescent tubes, rechargeable batteries, antifreeze, brake and transmission fluid, pool chemicals and other acids and bases, car batteries, wood preservatives, driveway sealant, and items containing mercury (such as thermometers, thermostats, and mercuric salts).
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Explosives and ammunition, radioactive waste, smoke detectors, medical waste, household trash, tires, electronics, and other bulky items.
Funding for these events comes from voter-approved Saint Louis County landfill surcharge fees and the events are ONLY for residents of Saint Louis County. Proof of residency, such as a driver's license or tax bill, will be required. Materials from businesses and from commercial, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations are prohibited.
Due to program popularity, there may be long lines. Your patience is appreciated. Certain HHW can be recycled locally at other locations. Visit Management Options for Common Household Hazardous Wastes for alternative disposal options.